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After 4-Year Campaign Agent of Change is Here

After 4-Year Campaign Agent of Change is Here It finally happened. After four solid years of campaigning by Music Venue Trust, alongside our friends, patrons and partners, Agent of Change entered into UK planning advice in the National Planning Policy Framework on 24 July. The relevant guidance features at paragraph 182, which reads: 182. Planning [...]

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Music Venue Trust Welcomes New Trustees: Ellie Rowsell and Bengi Unsal

Music Venue Trust Welcomes New Trustees: Ellie Rowsell and Bengi Unsal Board developments at charity to reflect opportunities in the sector Music Venue Trust is excited to announce two additions to its Board, musician Ellie Rowsell (Wolf Alice) and Bengi Unsal (Senior Contemporary Music Programmer at Southbank Centre) and the appointment of Sarah Thirtle as [...]

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Music Venue Trust Receives Donation From AEG Europe

Music Venue Trust Receives Donation From AEG Europe Charity continues to attract industry support Music Venue Trust is delighted to announce it has received a significant donation to support its work from AEG Europe. Speaking on behalf of AEG Europe, John Langford (VP/GM – The O2) said: John Langford, VP/GM - The O2:   [...]

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Earn Your Stripes Bursary

Earn Your Stripes Bursary Music Venue Trust is delighted to launch another initiative to support grassroots music venues to give young people opportunities to be part of the live music team at your local venue. The Earn Your Stripes Bursary, funded by Red Stripe and administered by MVT, will enable 50 young people to be [...]

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KT Tunstall Adds Her Voice To Support Music Venue Trust’s Work In Scotland

KT Tunstall Adds Her Voice To Support Music Venue Trust’s Work In Scotland Music Venue Trust are delighted to announce that KT Tunstall is the latest artist to publicly state her support for the charity’s work by becoming a patron. To coincide with a week in which the first ever Scottish Venues Meeting takes [...]

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Madness Support Music Venue Trust

Madness Support Music Venue Trust As patrons and with exclusive limited edition lyric t-shirt To celebrate Fightback London, Music Venue Trust is delighted to announce a very special, limited edition t-shirt featuring handwritten lyrics by brand new patrons Madness. The signature series t-shirt is part of a whole heap of shows, activity and merchandise [...]

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Music Venue Trust’s Patron Base Continues To Grow In Support For Grassroots Music Venues

Music Venue Trust’s Patron Base Continues To Grow In Support For Grassroots Music Venues As Music Venue Trust prioritise getting together with the venues which make up the Music Venues Alliance by holding meetings around the UK, artists and music industry figures are massing to support the charity’s work to protect, secure and improve grassroots [...]

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7 Upcoming Regional Meetings & Venues Day 2018

7 Upcoming Regional Meetings & Venues Day 2018 Music Venue Trust Announces Programme Of Events For The People Who Run The UK’s Grassroots Music Venues Music Venue Trust, the charity created to protect, secure and improve the nation’s Grassroots Music Venues, has created a series of events for 2018. To build towards the annual national [...]

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Fightback London Announced

Grassroots Music Venues across London unite to create a month of live Fightback gigs in June 2018 as part of the Mayor’s Sounds Like London campaign 22 participating venues already confirmed to take part in Fightback London - more featured events to be added Music Venue Trust are delighted to announce a new series [...]

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FIGHTBACK: GRASSROOTS PROMOTER PROGRAMME EXPANDS!

Incredible response to initial launch of programme for young female promoters Live Nation and DHP Family join list of music industry supporters and partners Music Venue Trust and Music Planet Live are delighted that following the successful launch of their Fightback Grassroots Promoter initiative, the programme is being expanded with a second opportunity aimed at [...]

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